Word Formation Test Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    In that tense situation l found the good news very ____________________. l felt rather ________________, so l put a soft cushion behind me. She sat in terrible __________________ on the hard chair for over an hour. If you’re all sitting ________________, then I’ll begin.

    • A.

      Comfortably - comfortable - discomfort - comforting.

    • B.

      Comforting - uncomfortable - discomfort - comfortably

    • C.

      Comforting - discomfort - uncomfortable - comfortably.

    • D.

      Comfortably - uncomfortable - discomfort - comforting.

    Correct Answer
    B. Comforting - uncomfortable - discomfort - comfortably
    Explanation
    In that tense situation l found the good news very ____________________.
    l felt rather ________________, so l put a soft cushion behind me.
    She sat in terrible __________________ on the hard chair for over an hour.
    If you’re all sitting ________________, then I’ll begin.

    comforting (adjetivo) confortante.
    uncomfortable (adjetivo) desconfortável.
    discomfort (substantivo) desconforto.
    comfortably (advérbio) confortavelmente.

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  • 2. 

    The _______________ between the two soon developed into love. In London she was ______________ by a rich woman who looked after her and helped her. The desert is a dangerous, _________________ place. Everyone was very _____________towards me.

    • A.

      Friend - friendly - befriended - friendship.

    • B.

      Friendly - friendship - unfriendly - friendship.

    • C.

      Friendship - befriended - unfriendly - friendly.

    • D.

      Friendship - friendly - befriended - unfriendly.

    Correct Answer
    C. Friendship - befriended - unfriendly - friendly.
    Explanation
    The _______________ between the two soon developed into love. In London she was ______________ by a rich woman who looked after her and helped her. The desert is a dangerous, _________________ place. Everyone was very _____________towards me. friendship (substantivo) amizade. befriended (verbo) fazer amizade com alguém (especialmente de alguém que precise de sua ajuda) unfriendly (adjetivo) antipático. friendly (adjetivo) amigável.

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  • 3. 

    We're spending too much. We must ____________________. This car uses a lot of petrol. lt's terribly ______________________. The Chancellor (Minister of Finance) is responsible for __________________ affairs. The ____________ is in recession.

    • A.

      Economy - economical - uneconomical - economise.

    • B.

      Economic - economical - economise - uneconomical.

    • C.

      Economy - uneconomical - economise - economical.

    • D.

      Economise - uneconomical - economic - economy.

    Correct Answer
    D. Economise - uneconomical - economic - economy.
    Explanation
    We're spending too much. We must ____________________. This car uses a lot of petrol. lt's terribly ______________________. The Chancellor (Minister of Finance) is responsible for __________________ affairs. The ____________ is in recession. economise (verbo) economizar. uneconomical (adjetivo) "gastador", não econômico. economic (adjetivo) econômico. economy (substantivo) economia.

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  • 4. 

    Until the situation has settled down, it is ______________ to travel to that country. The government set up an _________________ body on the use of drugs in sport. l doubt the _____________ of drinking alcohol while undergoing that medicai treatment. It is _____________ to book a hotel before traveling.

    • A.

      Inadvisable - advisory - advisablility - advisable.

    • B.

      Advisable - advisory - inadvisable - advisability.

    • C.

      Advisability - inadvisable - advisory - advisable.

    • D.

      Inadvisable - advisory - advisable - advisability.

    Correct Answer
    A. Inadvisable - advisory - advisablility - advisable.
    Explanation
    Until the situation has settled down, it is ______________ to travel to that country. The government set up an _________________ body on the use of drugs in sport. I doubt the _____________ of drinking alcohol while undergoing that medical treatment. It is _____________ to book a hotel before traveling. inadvisable (adjetivo) não aconselhável. advisory (adjetivo) consultivo, exemplo: advisory body - corpo consultivo. advisablility - (substantivo) recomendação. advisable (adjetivo) aconselhável.

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  • 5. 

    This is the Presidenfs official __________________. There's no industry or entertainment here. lt's a __________________district. All ____________________ of the neighboring houses were warned of the gas leak. He returned to Britain in 1939, having _______________ abroad for many years.

    • A.

      Residents - reside - residence - residencial.

    • B.

      Reside - residents - residencial - residence.

    • C.

      Residence - residencial - residents - resided.

    • D.

      Residence - residents - residencial - resided.

    Correct Answer
    C. Residence - residencial - residents - resided.
    Explanation
    This is the Presidends official __________________. There's no industry or entertainment here. lt's a __________________district. All ____________________ of the neighboring houses were warned of the gas leak. He returned to Britain in 1939, having _______________ abroad for many years. residence (substantivo) residência. residencial (adjetivo) residencial. residents (substantivo) residentes/moradores. resided (verbo) residir.

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  • 6. 

    He felt a strange, painful _______________in his neck. Even the most _____________________ person should  appreciate the beauty of this music. What an idiotic,__________________ thing to do. She’s a __________________ sort of person.

    • A.

      Sensitive - senseless - sensation - sensible.

    • B.

      Sensation - sensible - insensitive - senseless.

    • C.

      Sentitive - sensible - sensation - senseless.

    • D.

      Sensation - insensitive - senseless - sensible.

    Correct Answer
    D. Sensation - insensitive - senseless - sensible.
    Explanation
    He felt a strange, painful _______________in his neck. Even the most _____________________ person should appreciate the beauty of this music. What an idiotic,__________________ thing to do. She’s a __________________ sort of person. sensation (substantivo) sensação. insensitive (adjetivo) insensível. senseless (adjetivo) sem sentido. sensible (adjetivo) ajuizada(o)/sensata(o).

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  • 7. 

    L think it's a bit ______________ to hope that world peace can be gained so easily. He spends all his time in romantic daydreams. He's lost touch with __________________. Ladies and gentlemen, l am a _________________, and l think we must face facts. We have to be __________________ about our chances of winning.

    • A.

      Unrealistic - reality - realist - realistic.

    • B.

      Real - reality - realistic - unreal.

    • C.

      Unrealistic - realist - reality - realistic.

    • D.

      Realistic - real - unreal - reality.

    Correct Answer
    A. Unrealistic - reality - realist - realistic.
    Explanation
    l think it's a bit ______________ to hope that world peace can be gained so easily. He spends all his time in romantic daydreams. He's lost touch with __________________. Ladies and gentlemen, l am a _________________, and l think we must face facts. We have to be __________________ about our chances of winning. unrealistic (adjetivo) irrealista. reality (substantivo) realidade. realist (substantivo) realista. realistic (adjetivo) realista. Compare: We have to be realistic about our chances of winning - Realistic se refere à forma a qual encaramos uma situação ou problema. I’m a realist. I know you can’t change people overnight. Realist se refere a um tipo de pessoa que encara uma situação ou problema da forma a qual eles se apresentam.

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  • 8. 

    To _______________the boat in rough sea, we redistributed the weight. Between 1860 and 1900 the country had a number of revolutions. It was a time of great _________. The exchange rate is going up and down dramatically. lt's very ________________ at the moment. We can finally say that here is some political  _____________ in this country.

    • A.

      Stability - instability - stable - unstable.

    • B.

      Stabilise - unstable - instability - stability.

    • C.

      Stabilise - instability - unstable - stability.

    • D.

      Unstable - stable - stability - stabilise.

    Correct Answer
    C. Stabilise - instability - unstable - stability.
    Explanation
    To _______________the boat in rough sea, we redistributed the weight. Between 1860 and 1900 the country had a number of revolutions. It was a time of great _________. The exchange rate is going up and down dramatically. lt's very ________________ at the moment. We can finally say that here is some political _____________ in this country. stabilise (verbo) estabilizar. instability (substantivo) instabilidade. unstable (adjetivo) instável. stability (substantivo) estabilidade.

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